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Alabama at Arkansas Preview & Picks – Arkansas To Cover In Defeat To Alabama

26 Sep 2022
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Leigh Copson 26 Sep 2022
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  • Alabama at Arkansas picks for Saturday, October 1
  • Matchup gets underway at 15:30 ET at Donald W Reynolds Razorback Stadium
  • Preview, stats & head-to-head
Alabama at Arkansas College Football Preview & Picks
    Alabama at Arkansas Preview & Picks
  • Alabama at Arkansas Preview & Picks
  • Head To Head
  • Alabama Form
  • Arkansas Form
  • Alabama at Arkansas FAQs

Alabama at Arkansas Preview & Picks


Arkansas are backed to cover in a losing effort against Alabama.

The Crimson Tide are on a roll, but these Razorbacks have improved over the past couple of seasons.

They are solid against the spread at home, while Alabama have found road covers hard to come by.

  • Arkansas are 5-1-0 ATS in their last 5 home games
  • Arkansas covered when the teams met last season
  • Alabama are 1-4-0 ATS in their last 5 road games
  • The Under has cashed in 3 of Alabama’s 4 games so far

Head To Head


  • Alabama lead the all-time series 25-7
  • Alabama won 42-35 when the teams last me in November 2021

Alabama Form


Alabama have surrendered the #1 spot in College Football since the season began, but they are 4-0 through four games.

The Crimson Tide opened with a 55-0 shutout of Utah State at home, before heading out on the road to edge Texas 20-19.

That close win cost them the top spot, but Nick Saban’s team have responded with a 63-7 demolition of Louisiana-Monroe and 55-3 rout of Vanderbilt.

QB Bryce Young has gone 83/121 for 1,029 yards, 13 touchdowns and two interceptions, while also rushing for 150 yards and a couple of scores.

Traeshon Holden is the team’s leading receiver with 214 yards and four TDs, while Jermaine Burton and Ja’Corey Brooks have combined for 334 yards and four touchdowns.

The star performer on offense has been Jahmyr Gibbs, who has 359 yards from scrimmage and three TDs.

He is not the leading rusher though – that is Jase McClellan who has 245 yards on the ground and two TDs.

The defense has been dominant, allowing just 7.3 points and 201.3 yards per game, but they have so far struggled to generate takeaways.

Arkansas Form


Arkansas go into this game looking to bounce back from their first defeat of the season.

The Razorbacks got off to a solid start as they beat #23 Cincinnati 31-24 one opening weekend, and they followed that up with a 44-30 success against South Carolina.

They then made it three-in-a-row with a 38-27 victory against Missouri State, but their perfect start was ended last Saturday with a 23-21 loss to #23 Texas A&M.

QB KJ Jefferson has gone 67/97 for 941 yards, eight touchdowns and one interception, while also rushing for 274 yards and four scores.

Matt Landers leads the team in receiving with 230 yards off 15 receptions, while Jadon Haselwood has 214 yards and two TDs.

Their biggest contributor on offense has been Raheim Sanders, who has rushed for 508 yards and three TDs and also has 117 yards receiving and a score.

The defense has been giving up 25.7 points and 401.0 yards per game, but they have had some success with takeaways, averaging 1.7 per game through four games.

Alabama at Arkansas FAQs

Where can I watch the Alabama at Arkansas live stream?

You can watch the Alabama at Arkansas live stream by using ExpressVPN.

What is the Alabama at Arkansas start time?

The Alabama at Arkansas game is set to start at 15:30 ET.

Verdict

Alabama are in great form and another victory is expected on Sunday.

However, they have struggled for road covers in their last few outings so we are taking the Razorbacks and the points.

Best Bet: Arkansas +15.5 Spread @-111.11 at BetMGM - 4 Units
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